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HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
Amritsar, December 06, 2012
* Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Ranjit Singh Rana hails from Chidden village in Amritsar district; worked as property dealer; shifted to the city a couple of years ago after selling his land

* Played key role in organising the SAD's thanksgiving rally in the city after the municipal corporation polls in June

* Became general secretary of Amritsar's SAD urban wing in September

* SAD tightlipped on who had recommended Rana's name for induction into the party.